Member of the ISME Board
Dr Magali Oliveira Kleber is a retired professor from the State University of Londrina (UEL). Kleber is a senior specialist in piano and holds masters and PhD degrees in Music Education, as well as a Post-PhD in Ethnomusicology. She received a grant from the National Research Council (CNPq). She is currently the pedagogical director of the Londrina Music Festival (MLF), one of the most important cultural events Brazil. She was president of the Brazilian Association for Music Education (ABEM), from 2009 to 2013, having worked on developing policies for public, academic, and scientific research in Brazil and encouraging Brazilian researchers and teachers to participate in international music education contexts. She has been a member of ISME since 2002 and the Community Music Activity Commission since 2006, serving as chair from 2012 to 2014. Dr. Kleber has coordinated several national music education events, notably the 31st ISME Main Conference, held in Porto Alegre, Brazil in 2014. As a researcher, she focuses on public policy in music education and social movements.